INDUSTRY CHAMPION

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Every industry has its champions, ambassadors, influencers
and thought-leaders which help it to develop and grow…

Nominations are invited for this year’s Industry Champion award, which honours an influential individual who has championed growth capital and/or tax efficient investment to engage a range of stakeholders in the industry.

This prestigious accolade will be judged by the Advisory Board, based on a submission of no more than 500 words describing the individual’s impact, how they have made alternative investment more mainstream or accessible, and how they have encouraged advisers, investors, fund managers & companies to engage in alternative investments when advising their clients.

This award is free to enter and nominations can be submitted directly or on behalf of an individual.

Please contact Michelle Powell on michelle@intelligent-partnership.com or 0203 375 1705 for further information on entering or nominating this award category.

SPONSOR

Guy Tolhurst, Managing Director at Intelligent Partnership

“Every day at Intelligent Partnership we witness the infectious entrepreneurial spirit that’s driving impressive growth at small businesses across the UK. I’m thrilled to be leading the search for this year’s Industry Champion — a prestigious award that celebrates a very special leader who deploys capital creatively, instinctively turns raw passion into success, and inspires diverse business communities around them.

Past Winners

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Kathryn Robertson

HMRC

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Sam Smith

finnCap

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Sam Smith remains the only female Chief Executive of a City broking firm.  She established her firm, finnCap in 2007 having orchestrated the buy-out of a small broking subsidiary of a private client stockbroking firm – today finnCap is ranked No.1 Nominated Adviser and Broker to AIM companies. Sam qualified as a Chartered Accountant at KPMG and is a University of Bristol alumni. Sam is passionate about ensuring that girls and women see only opportunities rather than barriers to success in whatever industry they want to be in.